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been a big hit in london "evita" here had bad reviews. the mood changed. funny enough, i think that's an intriguing one because in the late '70s america was a little bit in denial about talking about anything political. i mean, you remember the time, after vietnam, and i remember writing the early days of the "evita" run we hit the -- at the same time of the russian invasion of afghanistan, which i don't think anybody really completely understood what was going on. for give me for talking about afghanistan. i've gone off on a tangent. >> another time. >> suddenly people started talking about politics again. they said, maybe paralleled with what we were trying to say there was an interesting subject. >> how much have the critics gotten to you over the years? >> i don't really care very much if i don't think the critics really understand music. >> somebody that you respect, what is the most hurtful kind of thing they could say that would really get to you? >> i guess somebody who i did respect as a musician said that the score was humdrum or something, then i would be sad if i believe
will come in the end and soon. >> president obama obviously inherited by common consent a big hospital pass in terms of the state of the economy, not just in america but around the world, very very tough to pull out of any kind of rapid way. having said that, as we head towards another election year, there will be critics and you will have heard them, that say you can't keep blaming the republicans for what you inherited. president obama, under his administration, the jobless figures are still terrible, 9.2% of americans are out of work. do you feel disappointed that there's been no greater inroad into those jobless figures? >> i feel very disappointed there hasn't been more inroad into those jobless figures. i feel disappointed frankly there hasn't been more bipartisan bipartisan cooperation on solutions. here in massachusetts, we have like states across the country faced huge unprecedented budget gaps, taking that same balanced approach with cuts and use of stimulus reserves and modest tax increases and change in the way a lot of our state government does business, we have closed a $14 bi
things happen. >> you prefer being a big fish in a small pond? >> i get treated, i mean i get treated beyond belief there. they give me a lot of love back. there's nothing on earth -- i wish i could have a conversation with lebron james. i have met him several times. i would say he's a friend. what don't you understand about winning? you have already won. you are from akron. you play -- just by saying i'm going to play in my hometown. you can go anywhere in the world but you are literally a king there. that's how i feel in detroit. no one can every take that from me. that love. there's nothing like being loved. >> would you switch allegiance? >> never. i try to make a lot of money. i have never made an unhonest dollar off a working man's back. i can hold my head up and walk anywhere in the world knowing that. i don't have to drive around in a tinted rolls-royce. i'm proud of that. i want to make a lot of money. i want to make it honestly. it sets you free. you can tell somebody -- when they are coming at you saying we are going to pay this. i have walked away from shows where they are
, the classic signs of a big rock star and there's a whole different side to you, which i find fascinating. when you go home from the wild tours you shut the door, you are an extraordinary character, a single parent. you brought up a boy who you have custody of. he's turned out to be a delightful young man. you are the standard bearer for detroit. you fought the fight for them in many ways and you have a great integrity about you. it's in complete contrast to the way you are on stage. >> i don't know about on stage. i think it's the off-stage antics that get captured by the cameras. i don't really run from them. i'm pretty whatever. i'm not going to let a camera rain on my parade, so that's a lot of what people see. that's the information that's out there. you know, my home life has always been pretty private probably until the last year i let a few people into my house to see. after watching so many programs and people are kind of grouped into my stereotypical category. no, there's another way of doing it. i have been doing it well. now that my son is older, he's a man now and equipped with the
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